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Uptown Diner

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$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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2548 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55405-3548
+1 612-874-0481
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06:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Wed 06:00 - 23:00
Thu 06:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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185 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in Sunday morning for brunch. waited about 40 minutes for a table of 6. Food selection was very good. Service was very good. food took about 30 minutes to get. Taste was pretty average.

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Thank sdgibsonlp62
Fargo, North Dakota
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cinnamon rolls here are so good. Fresh, hot, and with cream cheese frosting. What more can you ask for! It's a must order

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Thank jordynjames
Cajun B, Manager at Uptown Diner, responded to this review

That's awesome hope you enjoy the rest of our menu. More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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348 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Even with $15 Groupon it was still $20 for two people for bland breakfast. Had been here before and it seemed ok, which is why we returned. Coffee was weird tasting as well and it was $3 each-wow... Liked the atmosphere but that's about it-server was great too though.

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Thank JULIA68
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The restaurant was old and dirty. The table I sat at had a dirty fork underneath it. I barely wanted to touch the salt and pepper shakers, except that I had to, because the food (eggs, hashbrowns and toast) was so bland I had to try something. Because this place is always busy on the weekends, I thought it was... More 

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Thank Keri M
joseph s, Manager at Uptown Diner, responded to this review

Sorry for your experience we clean all of our table tops regularly and shakers weekly and you ordered eggs, hash, and toast, What were you looking for? We make all our hash from scratch and our eggs are from the shell and our bread is delivered daily. Next time try something with a little more zest, our benedicts are awesome... More 

Coon Rapids, Minnesota
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288 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped in here for a quick dinner while in the area. Older style diner with its own parking lot (nice to have free parking in Uptown) breakfast menu and sandwiches. Prices are decent 10 to12. They have a cheeseburger, fries and malt for 10! Malt was very good with the malted milk taste. Service was very good and food... More 

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Thank JulieBandSteveB
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1,670 reviews
1,038 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

These folks make good breakfasts that embrace all the classics and they do a good job making it fast and hot.

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Thank Alzor S
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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185 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Had a Groupon to use so decided to stop in for dinner. Really enjoyed the place. The service was efficient without being overwhelming, the décor was interesting (would be a great place to people watch during warm weather) and the food was well prepared, tasty and plentiful. My wife and I both ordered the cheeseburger special (cheeseburger, waffle fries and... More 

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Thank Cheese4ever
Bloomington, United States
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137 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

I hadn't been here for awhile and nothing as changed. The booths are the same and the restaurant is getting a little ragged. The service and food is great, basic coffee shop food, breakfasts are great. Missed this place and the long term staff.

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Thank David K
Rogers, Minnesota
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169 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We got seated at the worst 2 person table in the place right by the busing station, so I had the sound of clanking dishes in my ear the whole time. Note to staff, if there are other tables available, only use that table as a last resort! My waffle fries were great , but my Chicken Salad Sandwich was... More 

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Thank Wendy B
Blaine, Minnesota
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49 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Great food. Friendly quick service. Love that you don't have to get breakfast you have other options

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Thank Denise Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 13
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
06:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 23:00
Thursday
06:00 - 00:00
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2548 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55405-3548
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-874-0481
Description
We are the classic diner. We've been serving breakfast on Hennepin Ave. For over 20 years. Open every day 6am until 11pm and 24 hours Thursday thru Sunday. Check us out on Twitter uptowndiner and on Facebook "Uptown Diner is the place to eat"

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?